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public peering

An agreement between two or more networks to accept each other's packets and forward them with the interchange taking place at a public exchange point. Contrast with private peering. See IXP and NAP.
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Peering can be divided into several categories: (1) according to its openness, it can be private peering or public peering, (2) according to the number of peering partners it can be Bilateral Peering Arrangement (BLPA) or Multilateral Peering Arrangement (MLPA), and (3) according to the market in which it occurs, it can be primary peering in the backbone market or secondary peering in the downstream market (Weiss & Shin, 2004).
This private peering is opposed to public peering that takes place at the NAPs.
With packet loss approaching 40% at the public peering points, and private peering requiring frequent retransmission, InterNAP simply bypassed peering altogether.
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It is a public peering exchange of over 18,000 telecommunications companies in 163 nations.
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Equinix is the global leader in interconnection and peering, offering high-performance private and public peering services.